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Long-term memory undergoes pronounced development in the latter part of the 1st year. This research combines electrophysiological (event-related potential [ERP]) and behavioral (deferred imitation) measures of encoding and recall, respectively, in an examination of age-related changes in and relations between encoding and recall during this time. In a(More)
Adult women and men differ in the affective qualities of their autobiographical reports. In the present study, we tested whether gender differences in emotional content are apparent in memories of both the remote past and the recent past, as well as whether they extend to internal states other than emotion. A total of 48 women and 30 men provided written(More)
Although 9-month-old infants are capable of retaining temporally ordered information over long delays, this ability is relatively fragile. It may be possible to facilitate long-term retention by allowing infants to imitate event sequences immediately after their presentation. The effects of imitation on immediate and delayed recognition and on long-term(More)
We conducted a retrospective study by telephone interview (10 to 22 months later) of 26 families who had experienced a perinatal death. Six of 26 mothers had a prolonged grief reaction (12 to 20 months). Those mothers with a surviving twin or subsequent pregnancy less than five months following the death were at higher risk for a prolonged grieving period(More)
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